[OpenAFS] freezes acessing /afs/.git

Stephen Joyce stephen@physics.unc.edu
Wed, 13 Aug 2014 18:22:30 -0400 (EDT)

Well, what you describe isn't exactly what I was proposing, but I'm not 
picky and what you describe seems like it could work okay and might even be 
easier (dare I hope trivial?) to implement...


On Wed, 13 Aug 2014, Jeffrey Altman wrote:

> On 8/13/2014 10:35 AM, Stephen Joyce wrote:
>> I think someone mentioned an exclude list as a possible solution to this
>> problem.
>> What about an include list instead (or in addition to the exclude list)?
> I don't think you are asking for an include list but a configuration
> option to disable lookups for unknown cells and cell aliases.
> The search order is as follows:
> 1. if a cell alias exists, use the specified cell name
> 2. search the CellServDB.  If found and a server list is present,
>    use it.
> 3. If no server list was found in CellServDB and afsdb lookups are
>    enabled, use DNS SRV/AFSDB records to try to find a match.
> At the present time DNS SRV/AFSDB queries permit the use of domain
> search lists by the resolver in order to support automatic discovery
> of cell aliases.
> I believe that what you are asking for is not an include list but an
> option to only perform DNS SRV/AFSDB queries for entries that exist in
> the CellServDB without a server list.
> Jeffrey Altman